January 21st, 2005

Gaming Is A Way Of Life

Initial Game Update

Thank you. Thank you to whatever Maker there is out there who finally smiled upon me and said "give that guy something, he's been through enough for now."

This looks to be good. The initial dynamic seems to be working out great, and adding in divinemissb will, in my opinion, only expand that vibe. This is gonna rock. Went ahead and got characters created and prepped, just gotta do B's. Easy enough. A nice mix of party, from the sneaky ranged girl to the glistening brick wall,with the wandering explorer between. B's probably bringing in a spellslinger, and that'll jive up nicely.

I'm so geared up, it hurts. Heh, I've got a six-foot gamerection with a shiny new d12 on the end of it.
  • Current Music
    Alan Parsons Project - Games People Play
Use Your Brain

Expand Your Mind

Okie dokie, much congrats to most people, who got the correct answer of "the lake was frozen". I'll still give points for "the lake was dried up", because I did say 'the surface of the lake' not 'the surface of the water', so groovy.

OK, for the weekend, I'm-a give you three to work on, and all answers will show up on Monday. Ready?
1. There is a word in the English language in which the first two letters signify a male, the first three signify a female, the first four signify a great man, and the whole word signifies a great woman. What is the word?

2. Why are 1990 American dollar bills worth more than 1989 American dollar bills?

3. Shadow watched in horror as the convertible sports car seemed to lose control. It crashed through the guard rail, causing the driver to be thrown out of the car and down a 50 meter cliff. Shadow scrambled down the incline to the body. The bloodied driver was pronounced dead. About ten meters away, the car lay on its side. Shadow examined the car and immediately noticed a couple of things: the driver's seat was covered in fresh blood, and one of the four new tires was punctured by a large nail. Shadow was certain that the driver had not been killed in the car accident, but was already dead. Why?
Wrap you head around these, and we'll reveal all on Monday.

You Might Be A Redneck Jedi If...

1.) Your Jedi robe is camouflage.
2.) You use your lightsaber to open a non-twist-off bottle of Bud.
3.) There is a blaster rack in the back of your landspeeder.
4.) You use your lightsaber to pick your teeth.
5.) At least one section of your X-Wing is Bondo colored.
6.) You have bantha horns on the front of your landspeeder.
7.) You can't describe the taste of an Ewok without using the word chicken.
8.) You can find no grammatical errors in the way Yoda talks.
9.) You think that Stormtroopers are just KKK members with really good sheets.
10.) A peaceful meditation is one without gas.
11.) You can levitate yourself using a force from within, but not THE force.
12.) Your master/mentor ever said "Hey, pull my finger..."
13.) Your X-wing is up on blocks in your front yard.
14.) You lost a hand during a lightsaber fight because you had to spit.
15.) The worst part of spending time on Dagobah is the dadgum skeeters.
16.) Wookies are offended by your B.O.
17.) You have ever used the force to get yourself another beer so you didn't have to wait for a commercial.
18.) You use your lightsaber to clean fish.
19.) Your father said to you, "Shoot, son come on over t' the dark side... it'll be a hoot."
20.) You use your R-2 unit's self-defense electro-shock thingy to get the barbecue grill to light.
21.) The moonshine still you built on Endor is hidden so well even the Ewoks can't find it.
22.) The Rancor monster refused to eat you.
23.) You have ever used the force in conjunction with fishing or bowling.
24.) You think the symbol for the Rebel Alliance should be the Confederate flag.
25.) More than half the droids you own don't function.
26.) The number of blasters you own exceeds your I.Q.
27.) You wonder why Luke and Leia never got married.
28.) You used a carbon-freezing chamber to store the 78 Wampas you shot while on vacation on Hoth.
29.) Your moonshine is really made on the moon.
30.) You don't like wearing a Jedi robe because it prevents access to the dip stored in your back pocket.
31.) Sandpeople back down from your mama.
32.) You've ever used Jedi mind control to talk your way out of a speeding ticket or DUI.
33.) You've ever strangled someone with the force because they laughed at your accent.
34.) You built an outhouse over the Sarlaac.
35.) You've ever argued with a Jawa over scavenging rights to a broken droid.
36.) A Wookie has told you that you need to shave.
37.) You have ever wrecked a landspeeder while lighting a cigarette with your lightsaber.
38.) You don't think the Ewoks are primitive.
39.) You think an AT-AT looks like a giant cow.
40.) You don't think Jabba's pig guards have a hygiene problem.
41.) You consider your lightsaber the ultimate bug zapper.
42.) You discover that your greatest enemy is, in fact, your father, who also happens to be your brother...
  • Current Music
    Santana - Black Magic Woman

Well, Hell.

The documentaries I'm trying to download are slower than fuckin' molasses, and I've just realized that I have nothing here for lunch, which means I need to get off my ass and walk to the store and get something. Dammit, wish I had my bike...but I can't get that until I get PAID.

Also, I need to clean up from last night and start organizing somewhere to keep my important books handy for those game nights.

Bah, hunger is winning...back later.

Alrighty, got some parmesan peppercorn focaccia bread, some garlic hummus, a huge Morgan's and Coke, and an afternoon flick...

  • Current Music
    Steely Dan - Hey Nineteen
The Mask (Laughing)


You know, when you've come to a point where you rarely drink anymore, and pretty much never get to drink to any real large amount, it just makes those times when you do truly feel it that much better.

Ah, Captain Morgan, you and I have sailed many a sea together, and it's always smooth sailing. Yo ho, me hearty, the Spanish Main is calling...
  • Current Mood
    drunk drunk

Advantages To Solitude

I have a nasty tendency to let my 80's butt-rocker out when I drink. not that I exactly suppress it normally, anyway, but not like this. ;) For instance, no one got to just hear me belting out Whitesnake's "Here I Go Again". Which, in one sense, is a good thing, but in another is too bad. With the right people around, I'd have either gotten applause, or everyone would have just joined in.

Now, THAT would have kicked ass. Ah, well.
Worship Chaos


OK, I'm-a let my "responsible" side step up and remind me that I've been steady drinking since noon, and thus I've probably had enough. Still lots of evening left to do nothing with, but at least I'll sleep well and not feel like shite in the morning.

See? I'm not an alcoholic...anymore. ;)

Di's out with a potential girlfriend, so it's just me and movies. Play nice!
  • Current Music
    Stabbing Westward - Bizarre Love Triangle

Um...Hey, I'm An Addict

I've just finished looking over a comparison between the old and new Terms Of Service for LJ. Frankly, there's almost no difference. A section has been added on Proprietary Rights and Trademarks has been added, but past that, nothing's changed beyond a couple minor changes in wording.

That link is a little misleading, as green is supposed to mean something that changed, but the changes are all almost minor HTML changes ("strong" in place of bold, that sort of thing), the other things listed as added aren't really added, just moved a line or two, and the only thing listed as removed isn't actually gone.

Feel better now?